Privacy and Security Topics by Industry

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Gramm Leach Bliley Act
The Federal Trade Commission's site that provides information on the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, also known as the "Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act" or GLB Act, which includes provisions to protect consumers' personal financial information held by financial institutions

The Health and Human Service's Office of Civil Rights site on "Medical Privacy - National Standards to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information" which provides background information on Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Common Criteria Homepage
Information on the Common Criteria for IT Security Evaluation (CC), the Common Evaluation Methodology (CEM), and their use. The US is represented within the CC Project by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), a joint NIST and National Security Agency (NSA) project

Sharp Common Criteria Validation
The National Information Assurance Partnership page that provides detailed information on Sharp Electronics' Common Criteria Validated products

IEEE Security & Privacy
IEEE Security & Privacy site, whose primary objective is to stimulate and track advances in information assurance and security and present these advances in a form that can be useful to a broad cross-section of the professional community-ranging from academic researchers to industry practitioners. It is intended to serve a broad readership.

Privacy Rights
The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse site, a nonprofit consumer education, research, and advocacy program. Their publications empower individuals to take action to control their personal information by providing practical tips on privacy protection

Electronic Privacy Information Center
Electronic Privacy Information Center's (EPIC) site; a public interest research center which focuses public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values.

Identity Theft
Fight Identity Theft is an organization whose goal is to make one more aware of the risks of identity theft and to present clear steps one can take to protect oneself